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more than $2.5 billion extra to fund k-12 and community college education. the uc and csu systems get an additional $250 million each. it calls for change to the program that transfers long-term care if adults to counties. the governor is calling for $1 billion reserve fund. brown said the state must still live in its means. >> i am here to get done what is compassionate, what is good for the state of california, and what we can maintain over time rather than just enjoying the momentary high. >> the state still faces a $1.9 billion deficit but brown will benefit from voter-approved tax increases and austerity measures forcing deep cuts to all state services during the last budget cycle. >> right now in washington, president obama has officially nominated jack lew for treasury secretary. that announcement was made last than half an hour ago. he is if line to replace geithner. last year, he was chosen to be the president's chief of staff and has a reputation as a tough marketers. republicans claim he is few unyielding in past fiscal negotiations but he will unlawful be nominated for sec
for both uc and cal state university by $250 million each, less than asked for but enough to avert tuition hikes in the fall. if they want more funding in the future, he said they will need to do as he says. >> president obama in five hours will unveil a plan to deal with gun violence. a peninsula congresswoman took part in vice president biden's task force saying that the president will ask for renewal of i salt weapons ban, a ban on high capacity magazine clips and mandatory background checks for anyone who buys weapons from gun shows or private sellers. >> do we want an environment where we hear in this country, not so much in california, but in the country, where 40 percent of the guns that are purchased do not have criminal background checks in. >> the focus should be on the behaviors of the individual who committed the crime not on the focus on behaviors of the individual who have not committed crimes. >> the n.r.a. is calling the president a hypocrite releasing a video that not supporting the arming of school employees when his children have their own armed guards at school. >> we a
$125 million each for uc and csu. still governor brown says the state must live within its means and there will be cuts to certain welfare programs. >>> testing begins today on the now bay lights project on the bay bridge. more than 25,000 l.e.d. bulbs have been attached on the western span. crews will run the first sequence test to make sure everything is in working order. computer software has been designed to change light patterns. the $8 million project was created to celebrate the bay bridge's 75th anniversary. the switch will officially be turned on in march and it will run for two years. >>> when we return, monopoly is about to use a game piece. >> and it's up to you to decide which one goes into retirement. >>> sort of a monopoly survivor twist. hasboro holding a facebook contest to eliminate one of its igt little monopoly game piece and introduce a new one. and you get to help choose which one. >> it's the latest effort to bring new excitement to the game if they created almost eight decades ago. facebook fans of monopoly on tuesday can vote on which piece to eliminate a
after graduating from uc davis. when he began working for the sfmta, taxi services was not able to hire additional staff, because of budgetary considerations. so he stayed on as a volunteer. for two years he paid his own way on bart, commuting from union city. quite an achievement. at the time taxi services was at about 50% staffing levels and so he quickly branched out to help cover multiple facets of our operation, including customer service window, financial accounting, budgeting, driving training, supervising internals, lost and found, website developments and complaints. i'm tired just reading all of the things he has done. i year and a half ago we were able to hire him on a part-time temporary basis and now he is onboard with us he has done an excellent job, maintaining a professional demeanor and able to handle people's gamete of emotions when they do with us and the taxi services division. he has always been very supportive and collaborative with his colleagues and he has built a good working relationship with everyone. chatwick has been instrumental in developing polices and p
on the uc davis campus has injured one person. police say a junior researcher was injured this morning in a small explosion inside an apartment on campus. several units have been evacuated. investigators found chemicals in one unit. police say they do not know what the researcher was doing. new this morning, a blow to boeing airlines that fly the new boeing 787 dreamliner which were grounded overnight. they had to scramble to rebook thousands. unite was the only carrier in the united states to book the plane, airlines in india, and qatar, and japan and ethiopia have grounded the jets. the dreamliners were ground over flaws that could cause fires. officials are investigating battery-related problems following the emergency landing of an ana dreamliner in japan on tuesday. now the airline has put on hold the service to san jose that launched only last week. >> it is one of the most bizarre stories to hit sporting world in years. an all american football player is the victim of a cruel hoax involving a girlfriend who never existed. that player is manti te'o of the university of notre dame
or casualties. >> we have breaking news from a chemical explosion on the uc davis campus has injured one person. police say a junior researcher was injured this morning in a small explosion inside an apartment on campus. several units have been evacuated. investigators found chemicals in one unit. police say they do not know what the researcher was doing. new this morning, a blow to boeing airlines that fly the new boeing 787 dreamliner which were grounded overnight. they had to scramble to rebook thousands. unite was the only carrier in the united states to book the plane, airlines in india, and qatar, and japan and ethiopia have grounded the jets. the dreamliners were ground over flaws that could cause fires. officials are investigating battery-related problems following the emergency landing of an ana dreamliner in japan on tuesday. now the airline has put on hold the service to san jose that launched only last week. >> it is one of the most bizarre stories to hit sporting world in years. an all american football player is the victim of a cruel hoax involving a girlfriend who never existed.
reported. >>> uc undergraduate students will not see their tour wigs go -- tuition go up next fall. with proposition 30, the uc system will receive 125 million next year. but that's still less than the $250 million the state originally requested. uc is still considering raising fees for some graduate programs to make up for the shortfall. >>> we have to get out of her comfort zone. we have to look at this thing in a way, how do we maintain, enhance, this wonderful institution called the university of california. some of the governor's suggestions include reversing student's average graduating time, and defeesing faculty benefits. some regents pointing out -- pointed out that some uc regents teachers have lower salaries than others universities. >>> a vineyard manager in sonoma county has been sentenced to one mon in -- to one month in jail. the "press democrat" reports that james pool entered a no contest plea to charges that he removed a safety device. from r -- prosecutors say taking off the safety device caused the workers's ethlows to become trapped. >>> days after a virus zair
, waited until she was 24, and really figured out what she wanted to do. went off to uc berkley graduated from straight a's and proved that, you know, you could benefit enormously. but there is, for a lot of students, west point is vi, trade schools are much better deal and we're seeing a new world of online education that is less expensive and maybe the right choice for young people. >> brenda: a lot of people think that a liberal arts degree is worth something, teaches you to speak, to write to think. >> when i talk to people in the technology industry, that's key. the pew center did a report on economic mobility, off the census 2010 and applied it towards this recession and clearly, the people who had graduate degrees, excuse me college degrees did substantially better than people who did not have degrees. >> gary b, you've paid a lot of college bills. >> yes, i did. i tell you what, brenda, i think for the vast majority of people, the college degree is not worth it. look, 40% of the undergrads don't graduate in six years. we have undergrad degrees with bar tenders or taxi drivers. we
this before, but i wonder about this, too. i wonder are you working with -- excuse me -- uc -- i -- i'm thinking about the other hospital across the street from the golden gate park. but up the street. >> no. >> okay. why i'm asking that, because i didn't know who was working on ucsf. i don't know what is going on with that hospital over there, but i know maybe you could check it out and see what is going on over there. i don't know, because i know -- [speaker not understood] i want to say happy new year everybody here. i am very happy to be here. i haven't been here for a long time. i am very surprised with what is going on today. san francisco's buses are okay. some of its stuff is fine, but what i'm hearing is people are stealing cell phones. it's not really cool do that. watch so nobody take your ssi check. what i am hearing today, my advice to you is to please go to the ssi office and is it there to have your money in the bank account right away. so nobody will steal your check in the mailbox. beware, keep your eyes open all the time, around the house, keep your eyes open. cal
is expected to create a committee to search for the replacement. the 68-year-old says he plans to return to uc berkeley to teach law. >> more students applying for add min mission to university of california. nearly 175,000 students applied for admission to the system for fall, 2013 an increase of 8.6%. and la teen yoz are the largest group applying for freshman admission, making up more than 30% of applicants. >> sign them up, early. a new bill would allow california teens to preregister as vote qlerz applying to get their learners permit at dmvf passed teen woz have to wait until after they turn 18 to vote. the spontsor from santa barbara believes it would increase the number of active voters in california. a martin luther king junior celebration took to streets this afternoon in san francisco. kids from star king elementary marched around their campus. they held up peace signs and drawings of dr. king and also listened to part of the famous "i have a dream" speech. the act was approved one year after that march. >> well, still to come here get your binoculars out, find out when you can see
to teach law at uc berkley. >> a record number of applicants for undergraduate admission. 8.6% rise in applicants from last year for a totele of nearly 175,000. that includes fresh men and transfer students. they're seeing a surge in foreign applicants up 45% and for the first time latino students are the largest in state group applying for freshman spots at 32%. >> a federal overseer says it's too soon for california to retake control of the prison mental health system. last week you'll remember that governor brown argued our state has done enough to reform the system and should be allowed to resume control. today they said too many california inmates are still committing suicide and going without treatment for mental illness. the 609 page report was written before governor brown's proposal last week. >>> new information tonight on the bar pilot involved in this month's crash of a oil tanker into a bridge. he was guiding that tanker january 7th when it hit one of the bridge piers. he had three other incidents in his 7 years on duty. that's the second worst record among the 15 local
definitive answers. professors at uc berkeley gathered the most details traffic information yet. they found that the traffic is the worst in southeast san jose, hayward, san ramon and san rafael. they looked at very specific issues. they think they have the answer to this frustrating problem. >> you do not know where the traffic comes from, you do not see an accident or figure. it is just really bad. >> they believe this happens because people from outlying neighborhoods all come together like tributaries feeding a river and cause congestion at a random time for others on the freeway. this, researchers believe, will help them target and try to somehow fix problem areas. >> i am in favor of figuring this problem out. >> traffic officials say the time of building new freeways is behind us and this research will use what we have more efficiently which could mean more metering lights at the points where the neighbors come together and enter the freeway or, maybe, telling the commuters different times they should leave the house. >> thank you. happening now, governor brown is fighting to end a f
college education. the uc and csu systems get an additional $250 million each. it calls for change to the program that transfers long-term care if adults to counties. the governor is calling for $1 billion reserve fund. brown said the state must still live in its means. >> i am here to get done what is compassionate, what is good for the state of california, and what we can maintain over time rather than just enjoying the momentary high. >> the state still faces a $1.9 billion deficit but brown will benefit from voter-approved tax increases and austerity measures forcing deep cuts to all state services during the last budget cycle. >> right now in washington, president obama has officially nominated jack lew for treasury secretary. that announcement was made last than half an hour ago. he is if line to replace geithner. last year, he was chosen to be the president's chief of staff and has a reputation as a tough marketers. republicans claim he is few unyielding in past fiscal negotiations but he will unlawful be nominated for secretary of penmanship. can you read that signature? ca
in a number of institutions. would you list those for us? >> i taught at princeton briefly, i taught at u.c. berkeley, university of pittsburgh, for a year i was at the hebrew university at jerusalem and currently at boston unive >> you have? >> yes, indeed. >> i got my degree in '79. >> you're the professor of the appreciation of scripture, you've been doing that for what? >> since '90. >> for nine years. three books to your credit? >> that's true. >> i notice that you retreated from some of your statements from your first book, "jesus of nazareth, king of the jews." what changed in the 11 years between the publication of these two books. >> my first book was "from jesus to christ." and that was published in 1988. and "jesus of nazareth" was published a few months ago. what changed is time elapsed, i continued to work in the field and learned more. >> isn't it the all-important question of why jesus was killed, you now believe he represented a limited threat to public order during the festival of passover rather than a major threat to roman rule? >> i don't think anybody thinks he, includi
will increase from 10:24 to 10:55. it has increased from 2004. and uc berkley found it had no impact on jobs to leave the area. restaurants increased costs to customers with prices rising 6.2% for fast food and 1.8 for sit down eaters. >>> rates for gas customers will go town but electricity will raise a bit. it will drop 6% but the electric bills will go up over last year. and the rates are falling because the costs are declining. and the costs to maintain and modernise their power system. >>> we'll be back as the morning news continues. look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, waiting for an album to download. i still have back problems. you're only 14 and a half. he doesn't have back problems. you kids have got it too good if you ask me. [ male announcer ] now u-verse high speed internet has more speed options, reliability and ways
from certain areas canceled their trip they would eliminate 14% of the congestion. researchers from uc berkeley used cell phone and gps to determine the areas that include dublin, hayward, san jose, san rafael and parts of san ramon. >>> what may be the boat to meat in the america's cup got its wing today. oracle usa received the widge at the port of oakland. it was damaged in october when the boat capsized. the wing was built in new zealand. it's on its way to the team base. oracle says the catamaran will be ready to sail again next month after the repairs are complete. >>> good afternoon to you. a quiet, hazy day over the bay area. an advisory for a spare the air has been claired today -- declared. the visibility still quite dense in some areas, i should say. in areas around concord and santa rosa reporting visibility. down to a quarter mile, half- mile. temperatures this morning, mid- 40s to 50s. if you have the sunshine, you are several degrees warmer than yesterday. if you have the fog and cloudiness, you are cooler than yesterday. and in concord, anywhere from 5 to 10 degrees coo
of a uc school is now more than $31,000 a year and state schools are up to $23,000. >>> from today's mild weather to freezing temperatures. in just seven minutes i'll tell you the detailed time line for a big drop in temperatures and the parts of the bay area that will be affected the most. >>> can giant fans help in another come back. the virtual honor that's up for grabs and why buster posey desperately needs your vote. >> we'll show you how san jose plans to join the trend, that story in three minutes. >>> the san francisco man acaused of setting his girlfriend on fire could be arraigned as soon as tomorrow. police say 22-year-old dexter oliver was arrested around 9:00 last night at a hotel in oakland. investigators say oliver threw gasoline on star lamar then lit her on fire. after the couple began fighting in a laundromat in the city's bay view district. family members say lamar will need numerous reconstructive surgeries and years to recover. >>> open sidewalk cafes is something that is growing in popularity. the city is once again trying to promote park lets, robert handa has the
filling station for years the p uc has worked to educate residents to drink tap water it cost less than half a pen where he per gallon and is quality tested every year and highly regulated bodily the e.p.a. and furthermore the e pc is work to go install -- throughout the city and we are starting to see some major improvements the city has installed 11 water bottle filling stations to date and there are important reasons to promote tap water it's better for the environment is it saves residents money and cuts down on the sugary consumption of beverages as well. and i also want to invite residents that i'm hold be coffee hours on ole gai ass cafe on the outer rich mopped and then my evening hours have a bear with me at steins on clement street and eight avenue near the old colosseum theater and on sat i'll be joining with the justice committee commemorating the 75th anniversary of the terrible tragedy 75 year ago at the chinese cultural center. the rest i'll submit. >> thank you mr. avalos. >> colleague i have one item for intrusion today it's an ordinance that would require the wic
. there was a report in the paper today from the bay area council study and uc berkeley study there is a great multiplying effect happening right now with jobs created but i'm wondering if the city having greater or in the water to make sure that we are building a pipeline between long-term local residents especially comments of color with jobs in the tech center would be something that we look at possibly, but that's an interest i have. there is an example in our packet that talks about looking at trees and the issue of relinquishment right now in san francisco and tip -- stipically before a progress issue and it's a burden to be responsible to take care of trees. is there a way to reestablishing foresteration program and tree maintenance program in san francisco and part of work force development. that to me is an interesting idea and cuts across the politics in the city. that was an example provided in our packet. i am also interested in the municipal bank idea that is also an example in the packet. i believe if we have greater control over our public dollars to do community investments
we pledged the fraternity at uc berkeley in 1978. i want to first thank chris's family for allowing me the honor of speaking today as we celebrate chris's amazing life.
college in maine, he also went to uc- berkeley law school and finished in 1978. he and his wife have two daughters. i also want to mention, prior to becoming mayor, one of the key points in his contributions to the community is after he completed law school, he worked as a managing attorney for the san francisco asian law caucus, where he was an advocate for affordable housing and the rights of immigrants and renters. mayor lee -- [applause] >> thank you. welcome to city hall. the people's city hall, san francisco. i want you all to note that that was such a wonderful rendition of our national anthem. please give another applause to the millennium -- melanie and her daughter. i am so excited about all of you and seen so many of you from all over our state. come to city hall anin san francisco, welcome. i would like to welcome the former secretary of transportation. [applause] thank you for being here. thank you, john, thank you. our board of supervisors comment david chiu, thank you very much. david campos, thank you for being here. he is our adopted asian brother. we have so many of our
candidates. when i graduated from uc-davis, i learned the theory of being a manager. i needed something to show the reality but i quickly learned the best way to acquire these skills was to watch and work with senior managers in the rec and park department. i've been fortunate to work with three outstanding managers. they were instrumental in my growth as a manager. i thank them. another ingredient needed to be a successful manager is to have a great team. my supervisory team -- may have been instrumental in the golf and turf operations by completing tasks to the highest standards possible of any group of people i've ever seen. i would also like to thank the gardening staff, the teamsters, the operating engineers, everyone who makes my operation possible, even down to the local vendors and everyone that keeps my organization running. thank you. as you all know, san francisco has hosted premier events, the charles schwab cup, the recent nfc championship games. these events put san francisco on a national stage. every employee, supervisor stepped up and made both events extremely successf
of examples from the uc berkeley archives in that regard. his typewriter. chris arrived at cal with a beautiful, fancy electric typewriter, a covetted object in that prelaptop and prepc era. chris decided that beautiful machine was too bulky and didn't like being tethered to an electrical outlet. one day he traded it for a little olivetti manual. he was so proud. he loved the tactile sense of klaking away, which he did well. he created great works. the next topic are shoes. as enlightened members of the ato fraternity, our class came up with an idea to have a great gatsby party every year. this was a major event where we had a band, pond and duck. chris wanted to dress the part and was delighted to find a snazzy pair of gaudy wing tips. he seemed undeterred by the fact these were golf spikes and that even after i mentioned to him that he would literally be cutting a rug if he wore those things, he bought them any way and unscrewed the spikes and danced up a storm. the floors needed refinishing any way. chris was one of the first people i knew in the prestarbucks era who bought
actress. he showed me some painting of rembrandt and said, "uc that? could you do the in modern, in today? and i said i will try. yes, but it is part of the job. so i tried. i worked with a dutch artistic director
degree from uc-berkeley, and then was appointed by art agnos in government in 1979. he became the director of the human rights commission under willie brown. he became the director of public works. 2005 city administrator, and then the fateful day in january 2011 when the board of supervisors could not decide on anybody and decided that family was not going to be a threat to their future political aspirations. [laughter] he got more than six votes, six more than anyone else. and he became the interim mayor. he did an amazing job. he is outspoken, both feet on the ground, a person you can trust, a person who is very honest, and based upon his experience, knows how to get the job done. i believe he is the best player ever that san francisco has had. we are so lucky to have him up there. he has balanced the budget, reform pensions, created jobs, and mayor, it has been a pleasure to work with you. i look forward to working with you further. they san francisco transplant coming down here to work on yet another newspaper, the business journal, doing a great job of it, and james mcgr
have a direct path to uc-berkeley for better, stanford. [laughter] i forgot this was being televised. [laughter] i met albert and we started the firm in 1988. that is 25 years ago. we employed over 25 people. quite a few of them, members of this city college. let me tell you, we hear a lot of negative things about the community college. but i must assure you, that in terms of technical expertise and great educators, we have absolutely the best teachers in the nation. [applause] i can guarantee you we will be preserving them. i have, behind me, my wonderful family, my wife jenny, my two twins -- one of them. adriano and alexander santos. alexander graduated from ucla and is a proud member of the famous structural engineering firm of santos and urrutia. my daughter is a graduate of boston university. she works for the san francisco international terminal marketing division. born and raised san franciscans. i want to encourage everyone out there listening that this is the best city to raise a family. regarding a few of those articles that you read about families leaving san francisco --
at uc hastings. the professor is a leading expert in the field of civil procedure of legal ethics and is good at asking questions. it is my pleasure to introduce our very special guest, stephen zack, president of the american bar association. with nearly 400,000 members, it is the largest volunteer professional membership organization in the world. mr. zack is the first hispanic american to serve as the president and the second to be born abroad. he was only 14 when his family emigrated from cuba under harrowing circumstances, including last minute detention by the secret police. he made it here. in two lines -- and two lines come to mind when i think of him. "this is my country, land of my choice. this is my country, here i found voice." what a voice it is. he earned his aba at the university of florida and he is now in their hall of fame. he is a partner in the miami office of the national law firm. his clients range from former vice president al gore to philip morris, to the national geographic society, and he is listed in the 2011 edition of the best lawyers in america. his cr
, everybody knows. uc san francisco has conduct encourage it with research. some of the larger companies that research labs in mission bay as well. bayer and others. they are even innovating about their laboratories, because it is so expensive to build your own laboratory. so they are trying to bring some of these pharmaceutical answers to the market faster. they have an incredible spirit of innovation in those laboratories. and they are inviting other companies, not just from the bay area air even our country, they're inviting international. we had our first canadian incubator that was established just a couple months ago. they are excited to be kind of cross-referencing their research and ideas. >> why are they coming here? >> they are coming here because there is really ongoing levels of conversation and sharing of experiences that are part of, kind of, thinking outside of the box and thinking in different ways, turning things upside down, hacking your way through some of these ideas and not being afraid. and trying to find applicability for them. that is the spirit of the valley, the
in chicago in two years. windchill hovering around 10 degrees. >> i hope he's okay. >>> a new uc berkeley study finds obese adults are more likely to die in a car crash. researchers used drivers license information to categorize drivers based on their weight. they found obese adults were 20% more likely to die in a car crash that normal weight adults. drivers who were extremely obese were 50% more likely to die. the researchers suspect vehicle design may play a role, as well as the fact obese adults are likely in worse shape than others. >>> it's been said sometimes it's better to look good than feel good, well, this might help you out. >>> still ahead, first family fashion. the obamas inauguration outfits have a lot of people talking and buying. we'll be right back to tell you about it. [ female announcer ] safeway presents real big deals of the week. or why it doesn't have to be an adventure to stick to your new year's budget. because safeway gives you real big club card deals each week. right now, a case of arrowhead water is just $3.33. folgers is $7.99 for the large size. that's a hu
and a professor of mechanical engineering at uc-davis. >> not all of them are safe, absolutely. >> reporter: a recent study at a conference at the international society for skiing safety found the rate of spine and head injuries at terrain parks is double that compared to other areas at a resort. hubbard says the key to preventing serious accidents calculating the distance from the jump to the landing. >> basically accommodates for any place you want to land and makes it you land equally softly everywhere. >> reporter: mathematical equations into it? >> mathematical equations, no? >> reporter: chris gunderson at the secenter of the trend. his company dreams up and constructs the jumps for the x games and the dew tour. he's also building terrain parks at ski areas all over the worl . for northern california it includes north star, squaw and heavenly. >> it would be incredibly difficult if not impossible to develop a standard, because sfeeds are so varying andxd use controls are so varying. >> reporter: we'll have more on the issue tonight at 11:00, and we'll also hear from a man now paralyze
at the december 11 commission meet commission torres asked us to report back to see if p uc can used the two millions million dollars in park bound money allocated to lake -- last june an e-mail was sent to the city attorney asking if that opinion has been given and so far he has not received a response. to get an answer from the city attorney from this very important issue. for your information, commissioners, at the january 8 meeting of the park recreation and open space advisory committee, reckon park gave a 20 minute progresses report on capital planning for the year 2013. lake -- was not mentioned. reckon's park answer to my question about of the status of 2 million-dollar park bound money for lake merced, was that the park will not get around to looking at lake merced until sometime in august of this year eight months from now question for mr. kelly this is on the advance coco calendar you indicated that a commission workshop on lake merced would be held in about two months and didn't see any mention yet on the events calendar and so we hope that you will be taking that up higher c
professors at uc davis or the staff at department of water resources or department of interior looks at it they don't think that hetch hetchy is the source of 75% of the water the -- river is the source of 75% and the question is if hetch hetchy valley is restored how much water will we still be able to bring to the bay area research showed almost all televise and it should be replace and had we urge you in this communication and future communication to be more truthful and correct about that issue. >> mr. jensen? >>> i would like to have your inputs and since your organization is with the resolutions with the. >> thank you mr. president and members of the commission. first of all, a error fact is that the item before you would put any future vote in the hands of the governing bodies of the wholesale customers not bawsca and our agencies are appointedded by those agencies and so all of officials would be casting a vote on the future supply of the water agreement are elected officials. >> what is the fact? >>> this is an amendment water supply agreement that you have to whol
of movement to the point that the homes that uc had very severe damage for two blocks. we recognized what the problem was at the time, it was a matter of loose sand on a very steep slope. thank you for the effort. we were able to get federal funding and design which you see in the upper walls. the lower walls was actually billed as part of the wpa. the upper wall was built in 1991-'92. this is a concrete wall and it has rocked going through the wall that extends the distance of 80 feet beyond the wall. the next earthquake occurs, the wall is designed to resist and the movement of the sand and allowed it to move down hill. this is a classic example of the creek and degree flow and exists all the way the area. we might see the other evidence. we have done nothing to improve the quality and the strength of the dam. >> one of the things that has come up in the policy issue over and over is that people are concerned that construction of a new building or the upper story might exacerbate these kinds of soil problems. we have extra review where we might have extra problems. it does that construc
in the same cohort as the music program at uc berkley and we've been saying for 4 years, we need to play music. so we finally made it happen. so, rita lindall, and then masuro koga. mas and i have been playing together for a very long time, so much so that we wore the same shirt without having to talk to each other about it. mas is in high demand both as a teacher and as a session side man, having played with everybody from anthony brown's asian american orchestra to wane wallace's newest cd. who haven't you played with lately? yeah, he's played with everybody. you can find mas on a lot of different cd's from the local jazz community. this song we're going to do is an air called the brown-haired girl. when i was recording, when i was fortunate to be able to record bridge across the blue, i was telling them i got this air, i got it off the chieftan's album, i'm going to do it on the electric base. he looked at me and said, you're nuts. people are going to go crazy but if you can do it, i'll help you. he gave me this book of airs and went, figure it out, figure it out. it never quite jelled on t
policy. >> new research at uc berkeley links memory loss to the quality of a person's sleep. the findings show the slow brain waves generated help store long term memories. researchers say the quality as a person grows oldser can have affect on memory and brain detereration, better sleep can mean healthier brain fumpblgs. this study funded by national institutes of ageing and health. >> you are invited to help san francisco legend celebrate her big birthday tonight. marion brown turned 86. they were spotted together often in identical outfits sh, friends are asking people to fill the mexxanine in union square. she will blow out 86 candle autos san francisco giants world series trophy continues it's victory tour of the bay area, hundreds lined up outside of the court house to get a glimpse of championship trophy. 2010 trophy was there as well. some posed while kaepernicking. >> i miss the last one. i wasn't in town. i found it, i love it. go, giants. >> it will appear next at antioch community center monday. to find out why tour will take the trophy next, you can log on to our web site abc
at uc berkeley and joins us this morning. welcome, robert. it's great to you have back. >> and i am glad to be here. >> you do the most creative and innovative things. >> the piece is entitled never be a world of peace and that is focused on critical moments in liberation struggles or struggles of revolution and some personal moments in the struggles and how we stand up as individuals. >> how we stand up in moments of liberation. give an example. >> moments of change. >> okay. >> i think we have seen a lot of that over the last few years. you think about the occupy me. and about what is happening now and as you said earlier in your early segment on gun control. >> yes. >> and that is the fighting against the prevailing idea. >> right. >> or the idea's changing. what happened in the struggles, it's the individual that makes the difference. >> yes. >> and that is what we're focused on. >> and that is an individual, and i think it was gandhi who said -- . >> uh-huh. >> -- an ordinary person is capable of doing something extraordinary. seems as that is where you're headed with it. >> i think
uc berkeley, cal tech, will be on hand for the introduction of the bill. a few second office washing might give some people extra time to take cover before a quake hits. >> just ahead, the prices of some basics going up. we'll explain. >> plus, downward facing dog with a real pet. a very old tradition. >> and there is more rain on the way? meteorologist leigh glaser is up next with the forecast. >> mike: it's official. the 49ers landed in the big easy for super bowl xlvii, and jim harbaugh has his hand fall. not with the ravens but his skid >> ama: going to cost you more to mail a letter. the price of postage went up one cent to 46 cents for a first class letter. the forever stamps still work. >> gas prices are going up. the average price of gasoline is now 3.34 a gallon. up four cents in the last week inch california the average is 3.67. in the bay area, it's 3.71. >> the golden gate kennel club concluded a weekend dog show at the cow palace. the all-breed dog show and competitions. 350 breeds were represented through more than 2,000 dogs. the show is one of the most press siegous i
in poverty. they get to u.c. berkeley where there is over 34,000 students. as you can imagine, fish out of the water there. not only the academic load but the fact this that they have to work while going to school, there is so much going on with them academically dealing with financial aid and all of that not focused on where they need to be when they leave school which is very short period of time. this is real problem at universities now. students are coming into the university and prepared for their academics but not for the professional world. >> there is a lot of stuff, it's more than just staying in school. it's about professional development and personal skills. >> it's much more than that. that is why we see, when we students identify with career that academics go up naturally. what we provide is a professional development skills like presentation skills and negotiation skills, professional writing. i had no idea when i started the program that most students didn't know how to write a letter. frequently students don't know how to shake hands. giving a pitch and knowing how to ne
. researchers from uc-berkeley and mit tracked more than 350,000 drivers through their cell phone and gps signals. when a group came from outlying neighborhoods to travel long distances at the same time, they often clogged up freeways. caltrans and local agencies are reviewing the data and may put in more metering lights to spread out the volume in frequently congested areas. >>> now you can use your phone to pay for parking in almost any metered space in san francisco. they are now covered with a pay by phone app. with that, you can add time without going back to your car and the app will even send you a text to remind you when your meter is about to expire. only meters not included are language the embarcadero because they fall under the jurisdiction of the port of san francisco. >>> and those nearly silent smart cars soon could get a little louder. the ntsb is considering regulations requiring electric and hybrid cars to emit some noise. the point is to make conditions safer for pedestrians who may not hear the cars coming. >>> well, we have smart ca
.m. at the adventure christian church in roseville. >>> a uc davis researcher, has been formally booked in jail. david snider is being treated for injuries he suffered during the blast on thursday which forced evacuation of a hundred people. he's charged with posing explosive terms with the intent of making addition. >>> and without cash to pay for the weapons buy back program, they instead will offer vouchers for the guns as they did last attitude when 827 weapons were all turned in. the buy back today is at the police station in san rafael and at st. andrews church in marin city. >>> other happenings, police are looking for three suspects in a fatal shooting at the bay fare b.a.r.t. station. a 50-year-old man was killed and a woman wounded after police say they were caught in the cross fire of two rival groups on saturday. one person is in custody. >>> and in san francisco, a fire left two adults and two children without a home. fire breaking out in a second story unit late yesterday afternoon. fortunately, though, nobody was hurt. >>> and a 3 million-dol
at uc berkeley. a sports star in football and basketball. >> i faced him before in buffalo. he's a freak. i don't know. >> no doubt about it. i could play this game for another three years, i think, if i wanted to. i've gotten everything i've ever wanted from this game. the only reason i've been playing for the last couple of years is for an opportunity like this. >> reporter: gonzalez is certainly fired up for this one. so were the 49ers who flew in earlier tonight. of course, sunday at noon, it's game time! from atlanta, vern glenn, cbs 5. >> thanks, vern. the last time the warriors beat the spurs in san antonio, terrell, remember him? that was 1997. they tried to break the streak with steph curry out for the second straight game. the warriors have never won at the at&t center. jarrett jack with two of his 20 points. warriors led by one at the half. tony parker takes over. duncan, 24 points and 10 rebounds. then the spurs would take the lead and put the game to bed. parker to a wide open danny green. 95-88 is the final. warriors have
sobreviven en aguas bajas. en uc, irvine andrew clark los estudia en el laboratorio. bien, los peces bruja están entre los animales más interesantes e inusuales que se pueden imaginar, estos animales tienen glándulas de baba situadas en toda la longitud de su cuerpo y secretan este moco a través de pequeños poros en la piel, secretan baba para defenderse, pueden usarla para obstruir las branquias de peces depredadores. algunas personas creen que la baba de los peces bruja puede usarse para cocinar como sustituto de las claras de huevo, así que imaginen comer baba de pez bruja y tocino de desayuno, es algo placentero. (narrador) siempre y cuando no mate nuestro apetito de buscar la máxima fealdad. ♪ este es el arroyo cha en belice, centro américa, hogar del animal con la posible cara más fea del mundo. para atrapar a esta asombrosa criatura bizarra se necesita una red más grande que una cancha de tenis. (hombre) eso es. (hombre 2) ya la tengo. bien. (narrador) tiene que ser puesta en posición perfecta. ♪ david johnston es experto mundial en el grupo de animales al que pertene
a business model. >> reporter: governor brown is scheduled to attend tomorrow's meeting of the uc board of regents to hear a detailed presentation of ucs online education program. at san jose state university, rob roth, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the adventures of former software mogul john mcaffe may be coming to a theater near you. warner brothers has picked up the rights to john mcafee's last stand. he had fled from belize to guatemala to avoid questioning in a murder case. and mcafee has recently moved to oregon. >>> kaepernick is sure making a name for hymn. he now is on the cover of sports illustrated check that out. at least he's on the west coast version. kaepernick ran for 289 yards and two touchdowns. joe flacco is on the cover of the east coast version of sports illustrated. and we have you covered for the sunday game. at 9:30 a.m. we have the championship play book, followed by nfc championship chase, at 11:00 a.m. fox nfl sunday and 12:00 it's the game and after the game it's the point after. >>> houseboats making way for apartments. >> it is warming up a little bit. some ve
is scheduled to attend tomorrow's meeting of the uc board of regents to hear a detailed presentation of ucs online education program. at san jose state university, rob roth, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the adventures of former software mogul john mcaffe may be coming to a theater near you. warner brothers has picked up the rights to john mcafee's last stand. he had fled from belize to guatemala to avoid questioning in a murder case. and mcafee has recently moved to oregon. >>> kaepernick is sure making a name for hymn. he now is on the cover of sports illustrated check that out. at least he's on the west coast version. kaepernick ran for 289 yards and two touchdowns. joe flacco is on the cover of the east coast version of sports illustrated. and we have you covered for the sunday game. at 9:30 a.m. we have the championship play book, followed by nfc championship chase, at 11:00 a.m. fox nfl sunday and 12:00 it's the game and after the game it's the point after. >>> houseboats making way for apartments. >> it is warming up a little bit. some very large wind h >>> new details now on lance armst
francisco today at uc and will talk about the priorities he wants to see in the system. "los angeles times" reports brown will push for more teaching and less research at university of california campuses and wants more online courses to save money and increase class offerings. in the budget preliminary last week, he increased money for both the uc and cal state university systems by $250 million each less than requested but enough to avert tuition hikes in the fall. the governor said if they want more funding in the future they need to do as he asks. >> employees at oakland unified school district forced to move because of a flood will not be back any time soon after equipment was damaged. workers are displaced at least through the spring. they are looking at the structural stability of the building of the it will take up to ten wokes. the flood was caused by someone leaving a tap on in a custodian clots it. >> drives along the great highway in san francisco notice big improve 349 the next nine months with a little inconvenience in the meantime. traffic is reduced to a single lane in shor
a year ago, only one person who was not already a uc student has take an class. uc online classes cost $1400 to $2400. but other universities like stanford and harvard are offering online classes for free. hundreds of thousands of students have signed up for those classes. >>> season 12 of american idol kicks off tonight right here on ktvu channel 2. mariah carey, nikki minaj and keith urban join randy jackson at the judges table. but judges say the focus is on finding the next big talent and that sometimes creates colorful moments. >> we have so much stuff going on this season. if i were a viewer, i would have be dvring this season. there are so many things. >> as usual fans can expect wild wacky and off key singers during early auditions and this is going to be great. be sure to watch for contestants that had surprise auditions after being secretly nominated by their friends. american idol returns tonight right at 8:00 right here on ktvu channel 2. the premier continues with a two hour episode tomorrow night. also at 8:00. >>> 6:26. sal doesn't have to audition. you've got the job. >
. the university spent more than $4 million marketing new online courses. the plan was to offer uc quality courses online to anyone including those not enrolled at the school. classes cost between $1,400 and $2,200. only one non-uc student signed up for an online class in the past year. another major problem, others like stanford and harvard offer many for free. >>> you are watching one right now. of course talking about the it tv set. >> the hottest ticket at the consumer electronics show in las vegas and our business and tech reporter scott budman to peer into the future. do you get to sample all of the these? is it for sale or just display? >> reporter: these are all samples. they're not for sale yet. sort of what you will be able to buy and that goes for a lot you're about to see. the future is bright and the future is very thin if you're a television set. they're still big draws and they're getting better. when it comes to television, we still like things big. the big screen, high resolution, you know, to impress our friends who come over to watch sports or strange reality shows. but after th
.c.be. in the u.c. have you seen the women in the u.c.? >> what is the obesity rate? honestly. if you take a look at the number and you compare it, maybe there is a reason they don't necessarily want the things in the office. that is not the point i was going to make. i was going to make a more salient point. >> greg: do you know what it's like every day to go in and there is bill hemmer in his leather chaps and the mesh shirt. this disgusts me. i feel abused by bill. he does it. he doesn't care. >> bob: what do you think about low-cut tops? >> andrea: in the workplace? they probably are distracting. but here is the point of the survey. every man knows that what they say in their relationship personally and professionally will be used against them. so what are they going to say? they would be labeled pervert. >> bob: i don't care if she walks in the bedroom to get caught shooting say your eyes are bad. >> dana:be can i make a point. why the guys said this. most people,be men and women when they are in business, they are there to run a business. make money. make a profit. if you have women inappro
been pressuring the state p uc for years to change what he calls its complacent ways. san bruno pipeline explosion 2010 he's criticized how lacks the companies and how cozyting the cpuc chairman is to the company he regulates. now this. budget discrepancy. >> we don't know if they are going in the right place. we don't know if they are spending more than they should. less than they should. the problem is that it's again our money. they can't account for. >>reporter: cpuc declined to be interviewed fwhu a formal response to the department of finance it basically agreed to almost every finding and promised to correct the problem. audit found that despite discrepancy the commission avoided going into the red in most cases. governor brown pencilled in 20 200,000 dollars more for the cpuc to hire 3 additional budget people to keep the finances in order. in sacramento, abc 7 news. >>> still ahead here tonight on 7 news at 9:00. presidential inauguration. ♪ [ piano playing]. >> you are going to meet several bay area people who will be part of the festivities in washington
's overcome them he says it's time to change his professional life. he says he plans to return to uc berkeley to teach law. >>> uc berkeley says it's received a report number of applications for the next freshman class. some 67,000 people have applied. that's a 10% hike from last year when 61,000 tried to get in. freshman applicants can expect to hear if they were expected on march 28. transfer students will know on april 26th. >>> california's latest employment report shows job growth holding steady statewide while the bay area saw its best year in more than a decade. unemployment remained at 9.8% that's the same as december. the nine county region added more than 91,000 jobs that's the best annual growth in a dozen years since 2000. that's when the bay area added 129,000 jobs at the height of the dot com surge. >>> the dow is at its highest point since the market bottomed out in march 2009. >> we're at a high since the recession started, one two as traders like to say the trend is your friend and the trend over the past four months is up. >> here's a five year chart of the dow from january
snooing more to come. convicted stalker learns his fate. graduate from uc berkeley and masters degree from columbia. now the next institute he will attend is state prison. we'll explain why. >>> plus abc 7 news follows up on man busted for conning parking lot patron. tonight we show you his extensive rap sheet. story only on abc 7 news. >>> and spencer is here with the weather. >> all right i'm here accu-weather forecast center. freezing cold weather ended but the wet weather about to begin. close-up look at the accu-weather forecast in just a moment. >> thank you sir. >> also tonight new messaging serves facebook that could allow to you call your friends for free forever. >> plus capturing the worst day of obama presidency. stay with ♪ [ female announcer ] no more paper coupons. no more paper lists. [ dog barking ] ♪ no more paper anything. safeway presents just for u. ♪ save more. save easier. saving more, starts now. just for u on the safeway app. >> man used hidden camera and computer spyware to stalk his ex girlfriend sentenced to 20 years in prison today. the boyfrie
they were part of uc research colony. funding for the research dried up recently and 3 animals, well they needed a new home. oakland zoo told uc they would be happy to adopt them. zoo said it will keep the younger trio separate from elderly pair already at the zo zoo. worried about potential fighting because of the age difference. we'll see if they get adjusted. >> unusual sight. snow in the holy land. biggest snow in 20 years. lots of people set out to enjoy it with snow bull fights. as you can see a lot of photographs. >>> check this out. really stunning site in australia. towering red wave traveling more than 60 miles an hour. it is in fact rust colored sand caught up with ocean water. no sear us damage was reported but it was certainly dramatic and spectacular. >> let's get one last check on what's going to happen around here. cold tonight. zapped the. >> yes. we got rid of the snow from the santa cruz mountains and down around the southern end of monteray county where we saw several inches of snow. now live doppler 7 hd seeing a quiet scene but the chilly will be set
plans to stay on until the end of august to find a replacement. he plans to return to teaching law at u.c.. he said the prior 18 months brought taxing health issues but the issues have been overcome it's time to make a change in my professional lifestyle. he did not elaborate on his health problems. >> meanwhile, the number of freshman flikts to attend 2013 marks a record high. nearly 175,000 students have applied to attend the university of california next fall. that is a 10.7% increase over last fall. largest increase is at santa cruz with 16.9% of applicants. u.c. berkeley saw the smallest at 9.7%. let's turn it over to lisa argen >> we have over 30-degree temperature spread in the vavms. mount tam, numbers are below freezing and numbers at 60 at the coast. 34 in redwood city right now. we are warmer along the shoreline. 44 in monterey. 31 in gilroy. with the spare-the-air day, you will notice it looks hazy out there. right now the waves are at five feet. 10:00 through 4:00 tomorrow, the swell could be beyond 20 feet. so very dangerous and it's tempt weigh the beautiful day and numbers
,the driver was taken to a injuries, and has yet to be positively identified. the >> authorities say a u-c davis researcher who was injured in an explosion at a campus apartment thursday has been arrested. u-c davis police say 32- year-old david snyder was arrested saturday on suspicion of possessing an explosive, possessing materials with the intent to make a destructive device and possessing firearms on campus. snyder suffered hand injuries in the blast which caused only minor damage to his apartment, but forced the evacuation of about 100 people. snyder is still being treated at a hospital for his injuries. police say once he is released from the hospital, he will be booked into yolo county jail. (music) look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, waiting for an album to download. i still have back problems. you're only 14 and a half
fees since 2008. for uc schools, academics are key, ucla admits just 25% ofof applicants, with 44% topping 700 on the math pours of the s.a.t.s, and uc schools offsetch their high tuition costs with high financial aid. -- out of state value because of relatively low cost and rock solid academic. when it comes to making your decision, snyder recommends applying to as many colleges asa you think you may need, visiting campuses, and understanding the pros and cons of each academic institution. >>> coming up tonight, one of the best linebackers of all time announces his nfl playing days are already over. matt? >> get it while it's hot. new redskins playoff gear going on sale throughout our area, and it is going quickly. that story coming up. >> a chilly night on tap, gary is back with your forecast. fore >>> redskins maniacs the teaman prepares for its play off game against the seahawks. long suffering fans showing off their pride in the team. scott smith is here to tell us about all the times he's heardhe hail's to the redskins, just today. >> countless time. when the redskins win,
morning news governor jerry brown will be at uc board of regents meeting again today. more on what they will be talking about next. plus a full check of your thursday morning forecast that the kron 4 >> by 3:00 p.m.. taking a double look outside it is cold out there. the afternoon will be very nice day. take a look at the approach to the bay bridge and the golden gate which will look nice and clear. >> high erica. >> the morning darya. it is cold and some spots we are below freezing. some locations sitting in the upper twenties. remember is the number i will show you are not the morning lows. the temperatures will continue to draw closer to sunrise. live outside our mount tam cam shows a clear morning for most of us. we have areas of local dense fog. i will get to that in the second. fairfield, concord have recently dropped into the of the twenties. 36 in hayward. we are seeing quite a spread. we have twenties out there and '30's around the heart of the bay and along the coastline. san francisco outages are below 40. >> temperatures and well into the afternoon before we get there s
. in a 2004 study. u-c berkeley found that the rising minimum wage had no impact on jobs or the propensity of employers to leave the area. it also found that restaurants increased costs to customers. with prices rising 6-point-two percent for fast food and one- point-eight percent for sit- down eaters. >>> with the new year - california will be getting a lot of new laws. kron four's philippe djegal highlights a few of them. >> there have been 800 new laws. i scanned through and here is what you should know. assemblywoman joan buchanan's bill regarding metal purchases passed. the fine for dealers who knowingly buy metals used at public utlities facilities jumps up big time. now 250-dollars. in a few days. four times that amount. to one thousand dollars. >>> another bill out of the assembly. gives women greater access to birth control. a-b 23-48 will now allow certified nurses, midwives, nurse practicioners and physician's assistants to prescribe that medication. and, drivers licenses for illegals. >>> some 400-thousand undocumented immigrants will be able to apply for a license. this applie
budget include language preventing the uc and csu systems from raising tuition for at least seven years. >> so as we noted perhaps the bigger winner in all of this new budget may be the public schools. but there's a catch. not every school is getting an equal slice of the pie. the governor even pointed to bay area communities to illustrate why he's doing this. let's bring in nbc's arturo santiago who joins us in piedmont. one of the areas governor brown mentioned you're there. one of the areas governor brown mentioned by name today, correct? >> that's correct. when talking about new funding formula for k through 12 schools, the governor mentioned a number of high and low income areas. specifically richmond and piedmont were mentioned. we talked to administrators in both districts. >> at perry's elementary school in the west contra costa unified school district, 100% of the students are on the free or reduce lunch program, the kind of school governor brown is focusing on with his changes in proposed funding. >> growing up in compton or richmond is not like it is to grow up in los gatos o
like he may have been a target of a hoax. >>> uc under graduate students may not see their tuition go up next fall. they made that announcement yesterday. now as proposition 30 the uc system is expected to receive $125 million in state funding next year. that means there won't be a need to raise under graduate tuition. there is still talk of raising fees for graduate programs. >>> contra costa county looking for help. volunteers to help count the homeless population. the count is on wednesday january 30th. volunteers have to be at least 18 years old and complete a one hour training session. the volunteers help gather the data the county needs in order to secure state and federal funding. estimates show more than 7,000 people in contra costa county experienced homelessness last year. >>> time now 5:45. a three-day antigraffiti conference grandmothers up today in san francisco. hundreds of experts from around the world are tending the zero graffiti conference. graffiti costs the city of san francisco $20 million a year. san francisco police make more than 250 arrests a year for graffiti
it off. >> reporter: in january of 1973, while attending uc berkeley, steve landed his dream job with how let's packard. >> they hire med to design their hand--- they hire med to design their hand-held calculator, and it was the first scientific calculator ever, the wing that changed everything for the world. it cost $400 when it was new. in today's money, what is that, $2,000? so they were very valuable. and then i was working on designing some of the chips that were inside these calculators from hewlett- packard. a real highlight of my life, one of the greatest companies in the world, and i wanted to work there forever, i would be an engineer for life at hewlett- packard. >> luckily for us, that was not the case, steve joshes convinced him to go -- steve jobs convinced him to go into business, and it was a match made in heaven. they debuted the apple 1 at the home brew computer club. a diy gathering for like-minded engineers. it caused a commotion. >> that caused a lot of people to start believing we could have a computer in the home some day, and we were thinking an ugly littl
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